Towards new regenerative therapies to create in-vivo blood vessels?

Faced with the permanent shortage of organ donors, researchers are looking into alternatives. 3D-bioprinting “to build fully functional organs outside the body” has already begun to prove its worth: for example, to create artificial corneas that can be transplanted into the eye. However, bioprinting requires extensive equipment for culturing and transplanting. Researchers at the University of Fribourg…

Euthanasia drops by 7% in the Netherlands in 2018.

By Richard Egan, researcher with the Australian Care Alliance The latest annual report on euthanasia and assisted suicide from the Netherlands shows that in 2018 the number of reported deaths by euthanasia decreased – for the first time since legalisation – to 6126 (a 7% decrease from 6585 cases in 2017). Dutch deaths by euthanasia for 2018 include…

MAR: 1,000 EMBRYO ADOPTIONS IN SPAIN

Resulting from medically assisted reproduction procedures, supernumerary embryos will be destroyed, handed over for research or offered for adoption, depending on the decision made by their biological parents. In Spain, this latter option is offered to heterosexual couples, gay men, and even single women by the Institut Marquès, a clinic specialising in MAR. Today, when…

Final Press release Paris

One of Us Federation launch cultural Platform in Europe PARIS – One of Us Federation and its forty member organizations of 19 European Union countries gathered in Paris on the 23rd of February, in Palais du Luxembourg. During a conference, which is placed under the high patronage of Professor Rémi Brague (from the Institut de…